During the First World War author entered the Naval Cadet Corps. Petrograd in wartime and during the February revolution. Travel to Sevastopol in 1917 for naval practice. The collapse of discipline in the fleet and return to Petrograd in October 1917. Involvement into the counter-revolutionary military organization and escape to Finland. Service in the North-Western Army (aurmored train and tanks). The liquidation of the army and travel to Europe aboard the trawler Kitoboi. Topics: Russian history, Russian Civil War, Navy
This art book collection contains three maps and one hundred and twenty four illustrations.This book was originally published prior to 1923, and represents a reproduction of an important historical work, maintaining the same format as the original work. While some publishers have opted to apply OCR (optical character recognition) technology to the process, we believe this leads to sub-optimal results (frequent typographical errors, strange characters and confusing formatting) and does not... Topics: Illustration, Russia, Soviet Union, Russian History, 1800
"The Hermitage: A Russian Odyssey. Part 2 of 3." -- description from label. Topics: vhs, art museums, russian history, the hermitage, art history Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
"The Hermitage: A Russian Odyssey. Part 1 of 3." -- description from label. Topics: vhs, hermitage, art museums, russian history, art history Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Librivox recording of Peter the Great by Jacob Abbott. Read by Librivox Volunteers. There are very few persons who have not heard of the fame of Peter the Great, the founder, as he is generally regarded by mankind, of Russian civilization. The celebrity, however, of the great Muscovite sovereign among young persons is due in a great measure to the circumstance of his having repaired personally to Holland, in the course of his efforts to introduce the industrial arts among his people, in order... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Russian history, Peter the Great, tzar, Sarrdam, Amsterdam Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
The Caustic look at Ivan the Terrible continues with the Massacre of Novgorod, swollen cods, and the Time of Troubles, plus news and pop culture, and our thoughts on where Ivan falls on the Caustic Soda Evilometer! Topics: podcast, Caustic Soda, Ivan the Terrible, Russian History
Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits, maps, sketches etc We have endeavoured to keep the quality of these images, so they represent accurately the original artefact. Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to... Topics: Illustration, Art Book, Russia, Russian History, 1800, Art and Culture
Vestnik Russkoi Revoliutsii, #1, July 1901, part "Sovremennoie obozreniie", pp.85-87. On "Ocherki iz russkoi istorii" ed. by Agrarno-Sotsialisticheskaia Liga (ASL), 1900, London (Russian Free Press Fund), author of the book was Leonid SHISHKO Topics: Shishko, russian revolutionary movement, Vestnik Russkoi Revoliutsii, Narodniks, SR, ASL, russian...
This book is a historical study of the era of Patriarch Nikon, one of the outstanding figures of Russian history in the seventeenth century. Based on a wide range of range of sources, it considers not only a biography of patriarch, but also political history, the relations of church and state, international politics, cultural history. Six years of Nikon’ patriarchate (1652-1658) was full of events, none of which occurred without personal involvement of His Holiness. With the support of Tsar... Topics: Patriarch Nikon, Russian Orthodox Church, Russian History, church and state, religious dissent
LibriVox recording of The Life-Story of a Russian Exile by Marie Sukloff. (Translated by Gregory Yarros.) Read in English by Expatriate. Hero or assassin? Victim or criminal? Marie Sukloff fits no easy category. A young peasant woman who became a political radical and activist, Sukloff carried out an assassination plot against a Russian governor known for murderous pogroms and rampages against the Jews of his province. This mesmerizing autobiographical account tells the story of Sukloff's... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, autobiography, Russian Literature, Russian history, radicalism, women's...
The documentary In the Shadow of Hermes by Jüri Lina shows how freemasons, international Jewish bankers, and communists joined forces in an unholy alliance and through the Bolshevik Revolution of November 1917 established in Russia the most brutal and dehumanizing slave society the world has ever seen. Russian writer Alexander Solzhenitsyn in 1974 admonished his countrymen: "Live without lies!" This applies equally to the West. The Truth in our time is in no way self-evident. Most... Topics: In the Shadow of Hermes The Secrets of Communism, In the Shadow of Hermes, The Secrets of...